Essential Listening: Live in Texas 1975 (DVD) by The Who

The Who Live in Texas ’75 is a 117-minute, 25-song set, from Eagle Rock Entertainment, out  on October 8th. Long available only as a blurry bootleg , this concert film as been carefully restored with Dolby Digital Stereo sound by longtime Who collaborator Jon Astley. Highlights on The Who Live in Texas ’75 include an extensive section devoted to the band’s legendary rock opera Tommy, savage new versions of of early Who hits such as “My Generation,” another tough go at Eddie Cochran’s titanic “Summertime Blues” (echoing their performance at Live at Leeds from five years before), plus more recent Who fare like “Baba O’Riley” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again” as well as several deep cuts from The Who By Numbers.

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